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The 10 Worst Stereotypes about Powerful Women

In this article, Jenna Goudreau discusses the 10 most pervasive stereotypes about powerful women. Read the full article here

Dec 6 – DAWEG Memorial and Social

Come join DAWEG as they host the December 6th Memorial and Social to mark the 22nd anniversary of the tragedy at Ecole Polytechnique. All male and female APEGBC members are invited to this event. A portion of the registration fee will be donated to the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation. Date:Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Time: 6:00-9:00 […]

Why Science Majors Change Their Minds

An article from The New York Times explores the reasons why students pursuing STEM majors are more likely to switch degrees. The full article can be found here.

Nov 17 – WIE(VR) holds presentation on mistakes that keep professionals overstressed and unhealthy.

Come join WIE(VR), in collaboration with DAWEG and SCWIST, for a presentation about “The 3 Massive Mistakes Even Smart Business Professionals Make that Keep them Overstressed, Unhappy and Unhealthy” on Thursday, November 17th. Sheryl Stanton, a registered nurse for 38 years and a stress relief specialist, will give a presentation on what mistakes you may […]

Survey shows More female students choose STEM to make a difference

Microsoft released results from two national surveys of college students showing a higher percentage of female than male students chose Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees to make a difference. The survey was conducted to gain insight on what can better prepare students of STEM degrees in post-secondary education. To read the full article, […]

Article: Lack of Confidence as Professionals Spurs Women to Leave Engineering

An article released by The Chronicle of Higher Education explores how female engineers’ lack of confidence in their careers contributes to the high attrition rates in engineering. The article can be found here

Article: Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

An article released by Harvard Business Review explores several ways females hinder their career The article can be found here  

ms infinity’s eMentoring program is recruiting mentors

ms infinity is recruiting mentors for it’s eMentoring program. It will be a one hour commitment over eight weeks, beginning Oct 17, 2011 and ending Dec 16, 2011. Applications are due Oct 11, 2011. Please contact Molly Brewis, eMentoring Coordinator, at msoo@sfu.ca for more information.  

OCT 13 – WIM Brown Bag Lunch

Join WIM for lunch to meet and connect with Women in the Industry! Learn tips and tricks to effectively use your social media profile for networking and job hunting Presenter:Megan Halkett – Patio social Date: October 13, 2011 @ noon Time: 12:00 PM Noon Location: Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 […]

Oct 20 – SCWIST “Climbing the Career Ladder” Presentation

Come join SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) and WorkSafe BC for a special presentation on career advancement for women science, engineering and technology.This is a great opportunity to get inspired by the panelists’ career success and network with other professionals. “Climbing the Career Ladder” Presentation Panel: Anne Naser — Chief Information […]

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